Posts Tagged ‘career goals’
April 4th, 2014 |
5 PHRASES THAT KILL YOUR RESUME
Although your resume alone won’t land that new position for you, it is a very important piece of the job search process. After all, your resume is typically the first thing that employers see about you. In most cases, before the employer meets with you to get a visual, verbal, and nonverbal impression of you, your resume must pass muster with the recruiters. In a competitive job market, your resume is often your calling card to career success.
December 6th, 2013 |
IS JOB HOPPING A GOOD CAREER STRATEGY?
Job hopping typically has a negative connotation, but if used judiciously, it can be a winning career strategy. As with everything, job hopping has its pros and cons.
May 10th, 2013 |
7 LIFE LESSONS FROM MOM
As Mother’s Day approaches, it is the perfect time to reflect on those lessons that your mother taught you that are still relevant today, even in the work world. As you will see, some lessons are timeless, and they are applicable in a variety of circumstances.
February 22nd, 2013 |
3 WAYS TO GET EMPLOYERS TO “LIKE” YOU
The word like has taken on a new meaning with the advent of Facebook. Virtually every site you visit on the Internet gives you the option of liking the page or liking the article. But when it comes to a job interview, likeability takes on much more significance. There is little to no risk involved with liking a webpage, but if employers like you, you are likely to land the job. Conversely, if they don’t like you, you may not get the job even if you are highly qualified.
February 8th, 2013 |
5 REASONS WHY BREAKING UP IS SO HARD TO DO
Valentine’s Day is a good time to evaluate your relationships. You may already be inclined to assess a romantic relationship, but what about your work relationship with your employer? After all, if you are like most people, you spend more time at work than you do with your spouse or significant other. It can be as difficult, and in some cases more difficult, to break up with an employer as it is to break up a romantic relationship.
November 13th, 2012 |
5 STEPS TO TAKE BETWEEN THE JOB OFFER AND THE JOB
Congratulations! After searching for a job, you have now successfully landed one. You may be wondering how to best spend the time after between now and your start date. Since you clearly want to start off on the right foot, here are some tips for using that time wisely.
October 19th, 2012 |
WHERE ARE YOU ON THE CAREER LADDER?
Many people aspire to climb the career ladder, but how do you know when you have stalled out? And what about those times when you are boosted a couple rungs higher than you are ready to go, setting you up for an inevitable fall?